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About Nasza Księgarnia

Nasza Księgarnia, founded in 1921, is the oldest publishing house of children’s literature in Poland. We publish  traditional classic as well as modern works for younger children, teenagers and young adults and they come in different genre and format, such as poetry, fairy tales, short stories, picture books and full-length novels.
A number of our books have received various prestigious Polish and foreign awards, granted by children-jurors as well as generally recognised literary organisations and committees. We always do our best to meet the various needs of our readers and try to live up to their expectations.
All our books are published according to the highest editorial standards. Nasza Księgarnia still keeps abreast of the times, skilfully uniting tradition with modernity.


For translation rights please contact:

Agnieszka Zielińska - Foreign Rights
Nasza Księgarnia Publishing House
Sarabandy 24c, 02-868 Warsaw, Poland
e-mail: a.zielinska@nk.com.pl
ph. + 48 22 643 93 89
fax + 48 22 643 70 28
Books
Around the World

Around the World

This is an amazing story about two round-the-world trips. You read about one of them vertically and about the other horizontally… Thanks to the book’s “accordion" construction you can read it page by page, or, as we would recommend, you can spread the book out on the floor and follow the characters’ adventures step by step. The first journey (East to West) is undertaken by a friendly family who want to visit the world’s most popular landmarks! Sometimes it will prove difficult to...read more
hardcover
age: 6-10
rights sold to:ChinaCzech RepublicFrance
City in the Clouds. City Underground.

City in the Clouds. City Underground.

Special Agent Timmy says: THIS IS NOT A NORMAL BOOK! It’s an accordion book that you can read one page after another like a traditional book, or you can spread the whole thing out to form a map – or rather two maps, because here we find a panorama of two cities: sky-high on one side of the accordion and underground on the other. See which way of travelling around these unusual cities suits you best! Regardless of which you choose, don’t forget about the mission Timmy must complete and...read more
hardcover
age: 6-10
Adventure Seekers. The Magic Ring

Adventure Seekers. The Magic Ring

Prick up your ears, prop up your tails. Move close to the fire as the storm outside rages. Ruffle your whiskers and listen up – My magical ballad unfolds on these pages. Here are our three heroes, revelers like yourselves. In their hearts a love of adventure burns. They’d blindly walk right into great trouble Not expecting a penny in return. One of them walks around literally blindly He’s a bat, so his eyesight is shady indeed. The second’s a bison from a wild forest And the third is a...read more
hardcover
age: 4-10
Illustrated Greek Myths for Children

Illustrated Greek Myths for Children

What was the beginning of the world like? Who lived on Mount Olympus and who ended up in Hades? Why did Zeus punish Prometheus? Where did the seasons come from? Why do people experience misery and sadness? Who were Daedalus and Icarus? What labours did Heracles have to perform? If you want your child to find out the answers to these and other questions, and have fun along the way, Illustrated Greek Myths for Children is the perfect book for you. This incredible book is not only an introduction...read more
boardbook
age: 4-10
rights sold to:China
The History of Cars

The History of Cars

People have always wanted to move more quickly and more comfortably. For a few thousand years they dreamt about a vehicle that would be able to move without the aid of horses. But it was only a little over a hundred years ago that the first car was created. Could anyone imagine their lives without it today? It would be very strange, don’t you think? In this book we’ll show you how cars have changed over the years. You’ll find out which model was voted the ugliest car in automotive...read more
hardcover
age: 6-14
Paddy's First Words

Paddy's First Words

The second book about Paddy’s adventures focuses on the first words typical in child speech development. One- and two-year-old children learn to understand and use these words. A two-year-old starts to join words together, which means they can already create simple sentences. For older children, this book will be ideal for making their first steps in reading. The book’s deliberately simple format and beautiful illustrations naturally support your child’s speech development.read more
boardbook
age: 2-3
Paddy Learns to Speak

Paddy Learns to Speak

Meet Paddy and his jolly family! This friendly toddler will become your child’s favourite companion as they take their first steps in learning to speak. The first instalment of Paddy’s adventures is especially for the very young, and also for slightly older children who have taken their time to learn to speak. It focuses predominantly on onomatopoeia and vowels that are used by children as young as one. The book’s deliberately simple format and beautiful illustrations naturally support...read more
boardbook
age: 2-3
rights sold to:Germany
Zula and the Kidnapping of Spot

Zula and the Kidnapping of Spot

Hi there! I’m Zula. I’m nine years old and I have just discovered I’m a sorceress! This means real power! I have a detective case to solve here. Someone has kidnapped Spot, the beloved dog of our teacher, Arabella Pasta. Our super team – my best mates Rupert and Max, tomcat Claw, and Philip, my personal chameleon – will do anything to find him.   A plucky girl called Zula moves into a house with blue turrets. Her two batty aunties Mela and Hela live here, and the house’s...read more
soft cover
age: 6-14
Crazy Vehicles

Crazy Vehicles

Have you had enough of ordinary diggers and fire engines? This is an amazing book in which you get to decide what each vehicle looks like. You can add a propeller or a part of a rocket to a locomotive and see what comes of it. The illustrations have been divided into three parts, so you have plenty of possibilities for mixing and matching… and having fun. This book is bound to keep you entertained! read more
picture book hardcover
age: 2-6
The Mysterious Disappearance of Detective Jollyhead

The Mysterious Disappearance of Detective Jollyhead

A sizeable crowd has gathered outside the “Rose-tinted Glasses" detective agency. Mr Mietek, Dominik and Zuzia, their mum, Mrs Ruczaj and Asia…They all want to know if Detective Jollyhead really has disappeared. Perhaps he’s fallen ill? Or moved out? Or he’s away on business? But why didn’t he say goodbye? This is very unlike him. Perhaps something has happened to him? The detective agency’s neighbours try not to think their darkest thoughts about this mystery. read more
hardcover
age: 6+